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Get Ready For A Radical Summer

This week it’s the Lost Spark Podcast Pre-E3 spectacular!  Join Stuart and Antony as they take to the mics and get excited for the biggest gaming event of the year and have a little fun with some wild speculations and predictions for the E3 conferences.  Antony, of course wants Viva Piñata and Batman to make an appearance and Stuart is banking on the xCloud beta going live during the Microsoft conference.  Listen in as the guys talk about what’s getting them excited, what they hope to see and those crazy predictions.

In the news section the Sparks breakdown the pricing and announcements from the Google Stadia event and get ready to try this streaming gaming platform when it launches in November.  What do you think of Stadia, are you ready to jump in and try a games streaming platform, let us know by emailing feedback@gamersofthelostspark.com.

In hands-on Antony and Stuart have been playing the awesome Beat Saber and Antony jumps into a quick look for Void Bastards, a new Xbox title added to Game Pass this month.

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Stadia Founders Edition

Rocket League’s Radical Summer

Does Disney Infinity’s Demise Mark The End of ‘Toys To Life’?

Sad news hit this week regarding Disney pulling the plug on not only their ‘Toys to Life’ development but also closing down their gaming division completely resulting in the loss of approximately 300 jobs. Is this move simply a reaction by Disney to a recent financial shortfall or could the decision have been contributed to by Disney making the decision that creating games is just no longer a profitable path? Shocking news from an entertainment behemoth like this one.

The Sparks discuss this news and speculate as to whether Disney Infinity reaching its zenith could be an early indicator of a decrease in interest across the board of the Toys to Life market, signifying the decline of Skylanders and even Lego Dimensions. Or is this just an isolated move contained within entertainment powerhouse Disney as a damage control measure, in light of the company missing its financial goals for the year that caused their stock to fall 6 percent?

Antony and Darren look therein for a silver lining and hope that a move to licensing out IP’s to external parties may lead to gamers getting more licensed games than ever before and cross their fingers that the quality will remain on the level of the likes of EA’s handling of Star Wars Battlefront. Here’s hoping this is not the start of a slippery slope for Disney – surely an impossibility!
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